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At what age children should start using braces on their teeth?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: G & D decision

The appropriate time to begin orthodontic rx is a crana-facial growth and development decision, not an age decision.
Children should have their first orthodontic check-up as a 7th birthday present. That way the orthodontist can decide with you the best path of care for your child. See a qualified university trained orthodontic specialist now for guidance.

In brief: G & D decision

The appropriate time to begin orthodontic rx is a crana-facial growth and development decision, not an age decision.
Children should have their first orthodontic check-up as a 7th birthday present. That way the orthodontist can decide with you the best path of care for your child. See a qualified university trained orthodontic specialist now for guidance.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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In brief: See below

This would depend on the type and severity of the problem. Some dentists will apply mixed dentition braces.

In brief: See below

This would depend on the type and severity of the problem. Some dentists will apply mixed dentition braces.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry

In brief: Braces

All children by age 7 should have an orthodontic exam. Go to www.
Braces.Org for more info. However, the right timing will be decided on your child's individual needs. Some thugs need to be fixed early and some things are better to correct later. Too many considerations to give a set time. Best to get a consult.

In brief: Braces

All children by age 7 should have an orthodontic exam. Go to www.
Braces.Org for more info. However, the right timing will be decided on your child's individual needs. Some thugs need to be fixed early and some things are better to correct later. Too many considerations to give a set time. Best to get a consult.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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